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Can anyone on Kickback recommend me a place in Edinburgh to repair/service an old Heuer Leonidas watch from the late 60's (I think)

 

Needs a new button and a service. Took it to Watches of Switzerland and they wanted ?280 (the watch is worth about ?600)

 

Cheers

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heartgarfunkel

Brian Leydon's the man. Got a shop at the top of Holyrood Road just over from the Cowgate.

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Chester™

Brian Leydon's the man. Got a shop at the top of Holyrood Road just over from the Cowgate.

 

Was just about to recommend that shop as well!

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TheMaganator

Can anyone on Kickback recommend me a place in Edinburgh to repair/service an old Heuer Leonidas watch from the late 60's (I think)

 

Needs a new button and a service. Took it to Watches of Switzerland and they wanted ?280 (the watch is worth about ?600)

 

Cheers

I love the old Heuers.

 

Any chance of a pic?

 

EDIT: Check this guy out too. He'll give you a little blog about it the repair - I love this guy

Edited by TheMaganator

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Brian Whittaker's Tache

I love the old Heuers.

 

Any chance of a pic?

 

EDIT: Check this guy out too. He'll give you a little blog about it the repair - I love this guy

 

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TheMaganator

 

 

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:thumbsup:

 

Lovely. Have you had it for a while or is it a new purchase?

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3fingersreid

There's a wee jewellers at murrayfield place that are good if your up this end of town

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Brian Whittaker's Tache

:thumbsup:

 

Lovely. Have you had it for a while or is it a new purchase?

 

Bought it in 2001 for ?200. Been sat in a drawer for the past five years though

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Ritchez

Any other shop recommendations in Edinburgh?

 

I've inherited an old Seiko watch, not expensive more sentimental value.

 

It could do with a new screen, battery, polish, general service etc.

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dobmisterdobster

I use Goldsmiths for watch servicing.

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been here before
On 07/05/2014 at 09:57, heartgarfunkel said:

Brian Leydon's the man. Got a shop at the top of Holyrood Road just over from the Cowgate.

 

On 07/05/2014 at 09:57, Chester™ said:

 

Was just about to recommend that shop as well!

 

Funnily enough I looked at his place recently but the online reviews put me right off...

https://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&client=ms-android-samsung&source=android-browser&q=watch+repairs+cowgate#lkt=LocalPoiReviews&trex=m_t:lcl_akp,rc_f:rln,rc_ludocids:2793273223436498658,ru_gwp:0%2C7,ru_lqi:ChV3YXRjaCByZXBhaXJzIGNvd2dhdGVaJgoNd2F0Y2ggcmVwYWlycyIVd2F0Y2ggcmVwYWlycyBjb3dnYXRl,ru_phdesc:H8zMoxRqCJI

 

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AlimOzturk

Christ, the reviews of that watch shop is terrible. He fixed the glass on my watch years ago..had no problem however whe  you first enter it is like a madhouse  almost put me off.

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SUTOL
15 hours ago, Daktari said:

I've used this place several times for battery fitting and servicing, but I don't know what the full range of services is like. Worth a look - I always found them good for what I wanted with my Tag.

 

https://www.bhjewellers.co.uk/category/edinburgh-murrayfield-expert-fast-watch-repairs

 

+1 I've used Brendan Haddock for a couple of watches recently. Good service and good job. 

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Stuart Lyon
4 hours ago, SUTOL said:

 

+1 I've used Brendan Haddock for a couple of watches recently. Good service and good job. 

Brendan Haddock sounds a bit fishy to me! Where's his plaice?

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Tommy Brown
3 hours ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Brendan Haddock sounds a bit fishy to me! Where's his plaice?

 

Shouldn't admit to finding that funny  :sad:

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manaliveits105

What about the Gorgie Jewellers next to Sams hairdressers

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IronJambo
4 hours ago, Stuart Lyon said:

Brendan Haddock sounds a bit fishy to me! Where's his plaice?

I feel sorry for this guy. He constantly gets attacked by seagulls. They mistake him for a perch.

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redjambo
11 minutes ago, IronJambo said:

I feel sorry for this guy. He constantly gets attacked by seagulls. They mistake him for a perch.

 

Good cod, that's an awful joke!

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54 minutes ago, manaliveits105 said:

What about the Gorgie Jewellers next to Sams hairdressers

 

Looks the very place for sovvy rings, those hallmark pendants and the egyptian goddess necklaces that a certain style of wummin wear.

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IronJambo
11 hours ago, redjambo said:

 

Good cod, that's an awful joke!

He hides from them in the gym. To great effect as well, you should see his mussels!

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Lemongrab
3 hours ago, IronJambo said:

He hides from them in the gym. To great effect as well, you should see his mussels!

Is that his clam to fame?

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